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Next Step Health Care Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) in Fall River, Massachusetts

Fall River Healthcare is seeking a Full Time Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON).


The Assistant Director of Nursing is a Registered Nurse (RN) who will assist the Director of Nursing Services in planning, organizing, developing and directing the day to day functions of the Nursing Services Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards governing long term care facilities, and as may be directed by the Administrator.


  • Participate in developing; maintaining and periodically updating written nursing policies, procedures, reference materials, manual, objectives and philosophies.

  • Assist in developing and implementing methods for coordinating nursing services with other resident services.

  • Implement plans of action to correct deficiencies.

  • Ensure that all nursing services personnel are performing their respective duties.

  • Participate in developing and implementing a nursing services organization structure.

  • Participate in surveys and inspections by government agencies

  • Make reports and recommendations to the Director of Nursing Services and Administrator concerning operations of the department.

  • Inform personnel of new admissions, ensure rooms are ready, greet and escort new admissions to their rooms.

  • Schedule daily rounds and monitor resident’s treatment and medications to ensure residents are receiving proper care.

  • Assist and participate in developing a care plan and comprehensive assessment of each resident.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in good standing and currently licensed by the state.

  • Must show ability to read and write in a legible and understandable manner.

  • Previous experience in a hospital, long term care facility or other healthcare related facility.

  • Must be knowledgeable of general, rehabilitative and restorative nursing and medical practices and procedures and laws, regulations and guidelines governing long term care.

  • Positive attitude.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits including:

  • Paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday)

  • Medical through BCBS

  • FSA

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k)

At Next Step Healthcare, we are driven to provide each of our patients with an experience that exceeds their expectations. Whether you are a short-term patient with rehabilitation needs after a hospital stay or a long-term patient with chronic and complex care needs, our skilled nursing facilities are designed to offer personalized healthcare.

Next Step Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace for all employees.

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